Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM

Offers research and development in the field of adhesive bonding technology and surfaces; shaping and functional materials; automation and production technology. It develops system solutions for adhesive bonding, plasma, paint and FRP technology and customized solutions, using optimized production processes.

Wiener Strasse 12
Bremen, 28359 DE

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Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM
Stade, 21684 DE
+49 4141 787 07 0

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FLEXMONT vertical tail plane workcell

The future of CFRP aerostructures assembly
Metrology, robotics and inline inspection cut cost, reduce shimming and enable future automated production of three vertical tail planes per day.

Composite Application Center

Composite Application Center launches in Singapore
An international group of companies has announced the launch of a Singapore based Composite Application Center to support the composites industry through combined expertise and facilities.

JEC World 2018 preview: Infiana and Fraunhofer
Specialty films manufacturer Infiana and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM will jointly exhibit at JEC World 2018 in Paris March 6-8.

SMC: Old dog, new tricks
A sheet molding compound renaissance highlights new reinforcements, new fillers, new matrices, new opportunities.

CW Plant Tour: Composites Technology Center, Stade, Germany
A cornerstone of Germany’s CFK Valley, CTC pushes composites forward via automation, recycling, digital thread-based manufacturing and more.

Composite engine piston cylinder housings
Phenolic BMC could replace aluminum in car/motorcycle engine housings.

Trends in automation: ATL and AFP technologies increase speed, flexibility
Many automated production solutions were on offer at JEC Europe 2015, and several companies made announcements.

PMI foam core outperforms honeycomb in infused nose landing gear doors
The results of Airbus (Toulouse, France) subsidiary Composite Technology Centre GmbH (CTC, Stade, Germany) studies in 2013 to find more productive but less costly methods of fabricating carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) sandwich constructions.

PMI foam core outperforms honeycomb in infused nose landing gear doors
The results of Airbus (Toulouse, France) subsidiary Composite Technology Centre GmbH's (CTC, Stade, Germany) studies in 2013 to find more productive but less costly methods of fabricating carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) sandwich constructions.

CFK-Valley Stade 2014 Conference Report
Always a technical-paper gold mine, this local event, in 2014, was determined to expand its sphere of composites influence.

Integrated, real-time health monitoring
Fraunhofer IPT reported that it has developed a quasi-continuous fiber-based measurement system that assesses the temperature and rate of expansion in composite structures.

CFK-Valley Stade 2013 Review
Quality papers, candid speakers and compelling subject matter put the Carbon Composite Valley on the international map.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
A review of new products introduced at the JEC Europe 2013 exhibition.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

Product Categories of Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM

Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Materials analysis
  • Other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design
    • Consulting, other
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural